Environmental group sues over ice seal habitat decision

U.S. 06/13/19, 15:17

An environmental group is suing the federal government for failing to designate critical habitat for two species of ice seals on the threatened species list.The Center for Biological Diversity sued the National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday for not designating ...

Seals invade Calif. beach during federal shutdown

U.S. 02/01/19, 21:01

A colony of elephant seals and their pups have taken over a California beach during the government shutdown. About 60 adult seals and dozens of pups are on the beach of the Point Reyes National Seashore north of San Francisco. 

Update: Reopened national park allows seals viewing

U.S. 02/01/19, 11:07

The Latest on efforts to clean up and repair damage at national parks after the government shutdown (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Tourists unable to visit a popular beach in Northern California that was taken over by a colony of nursing elephant ...

Elephant seals take over California beach during shutdown

U.S. 01/30/19, 14:36

A colony of elephant seals took over a beach in Northern California during the government shutdown when there was no staff to discourage the animals from congregating in the popular tourist area, an official said.About 60 adult seals that have ...

Study finds robust polar bear population in sea near Alaska

U.S. 11/15/18, 19:42

The first formal count of polar bears in waters between the United States and Russia indicates they're doing better than some of their cousins elsewhere.Polar bears are listed as a threatened species because of diminished sea ice due to climate ...

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